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Prof. Deuschl

Universitätklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Department of Neurology
Schittenhelmstr 10
D-24105 Kiel, Germany
+49-431-597-8500
+49-431-597-8502
g.deuschl@neurologie.uni-kiel.de

Education/Training

1976-1989 Experimental Neurophysiology, Department of Physiology, München University

1979-1986 Neurology Training at the Departments of Neurology, München and Freiburg i.Br.

1986-1991 Board examinations/teaching certificates for Neurology, Pain therapy, Neurological Intensive Care, Laboratory Medicine in Neurology, Geriatric Neurology. Electromyography, Evoked Potentials and Electroencephalography

Research Experience/Academic Appointments

1989 Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Freiburg

1991 National Institute of Health, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Human Motor Control Section, Bethesda/Maryland, USA.

1994 Professor of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Freiburg

1995 Full professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Kiel University and head of the department of neurology

Important Scientific Prizes/Functions

1983- Reviewer for ~ 30 journals

1993-1997 Member of the Executive Committee of the German Society for Clinical Neurophysiology

1996-2007 Fachgutachter of the DFG, BMBF, Wellcome Trust, Australian and Asean national research funds.

1997-2001 Member-at-large of the International Federation of Societies for Clinical Neurophysiology

2000-2004 Treasurer of the Movement Disorder Society, European Section

2004 Dingebauer Parkinson Award of the German Neurological Society

Since 1992 Principal investigator of various phase III drug-trials (Parkinson’s disease) and functional surgery trials

Since 1998 Editor of “Aktuelle Neurologie”

Since 1999 Spokesperson for the German Competence Net Parkinson

Since 2001 Editor of “Referenzreihe Neurologie” Thieme Publishers,

Since 2004 Editor of “Movement Disorders” 1994-1998

Since 2004 Member of the International Executive Committee of the Movement Disorder Society.

Since 2004 President of the German Society of Neurology

Key Indicators

Cumulative IF (-2006): 1080.2 Cumulative IF (2001-2006): 600.8

Public Grants (2001-2006): 6.341.786 h-index: 40, sum of the times cited: 5.261 (ISI 2/08)

Current Projects

1999-2008 BMBF: Competence network Parkinson-Syndrome

2000-2010 Collaborative projects with Industry

2002-2008 DFG-3 Tesla NMR-Tomography for Neuroimage Nord 1999-2008 Neuroimage Nord

2004-2007 DFG/BMBF NGFN2, Popgen- Studie Parkinson

2005-2009 DFG, SFB 654 (A7) : The striato- thalamo- cortical- system in motor learning and memory consolidation in during sleep 2005-2010 DFG/ BMBF-Program Clinical Studies: EARLYSTIM

2005-2010 Funding for EARLYSTIM by Medtronic

Selected Publications (selection out of > 400 papers)

- Bartsch T, Alfke K, Stingele R, Rohr A, Freitag-Wolf S, Jansen O, Deuschl G (2006) Selective affection of hippocampal CA-1 neurons in patients with transient global amnesia without long-term sequelae. Brain 129: 2874-2884.

- Daniels C, Peller M, Wolff S, Alfke K, Witt K, Gaser C, Jansen O, Siebner HR, Deuschl G (2006) Voxel-based morphometry shows no decreases in cerebellar gray matter volume in essential tremor. Neurology 67: 1452-1456.

- Deuschl G, Schade-Brittinger C, Krack P, Volkmann J, Schafer H, Botzel K, Daniels C, Deutschlander A, Dillmann U, Eisner W, Gruber D, Hamel W, Herzog J, Hilker R, Klebe S, Kloss M, Koy J, Krause M, Kupsch A, Lorenz D, Lorenzl S, Mehdorn HM, Moringlane JR, Oertel W, Pinsker MO, Reichmann H, Reuss A, Schneider GH, Schnitzler A, Steude U, Sturm V, Timmermann L, Tronnier V, Trottenberg T, Wojtecki L, Wolf E, Poewe W, Voges J. A randomized trial of deep-brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease. N Engl J Med 2006; 355: 896-908

- Deuschl G (2000) New treatment options for tremors. N Engl J Med 342: 505-507.

- Kupsch A, Benecke R, Muller J, Trottenberg T, Schneider GH, Poewe W, Eisner W, Wolters A, Muller JU, Deuschl G, Pinsker MO, Skogseid IM, Roeste GK, Vollmer-Haase J, Brentrup A, Krause M, Tronnier V, Schnitzler A, Voges J, Nikkhah G, Vesper J, Naumann M, Volkmann J. Pallidal deep-brain stimulation in primary generalized or segmental dystonia. N Engl J Med 2006; 355: 1978-90.

- Emre M, Aarsland D, Albanese A, Byrne EJ, Deuschl G, De Deyn PP, Durif F, Kulisevsky J, van Laar T, Lees A, Poewe W, Robillard A, Rosa MM, Wolters E, Quarg P, Tekin S, Lane R (2004) Rivastigmine for dementia associated with Parkinson's disease. N Engl J Med 351: 2509-2018.

- Lou M, Blume A, Zhao Y, Gohlke P, Deuschl G, Herdegen T, Culman J (2004) Sustained blockade of brain AT1 receptors before and after focal cerebral ischemia alleviates neurologic deficits and reduces neuronal injury, apoptosis, and inflammatory responses in the rat. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 24: 536-547

- Herzog J, Hamel W, Wenzelburger R, Potter M, Pinsker MO, Bartussek J, Morsnowski A, Steigerwald F, Deuschl G, Volkmann J. Kinematic analysis of thalamic versus subthalamic neurostimulation in postural and intention tremor. Brain 2007; 130: 1608-25.

- Deuschl G, Herzog J, Kleiner-Fisman G, Kubu C, Lozano AM, Lyons KE, Rodriguez-Oroz MC, Tamma F, Troster AI, Vitek JL, Volkmann J, Voon V. Deep brain stimulation: postoperative issues. Mov Disord 2006; 21 Suppl 14: S219-37.